I used the Apple Watch 7 for cycling, weight training and more — here’s how well it works

The Apple Watch 7 is the best smartwatch and the ultimate iPhone accessory, but with GPS and a heart rate monitor, among other wellness features, it’s also a fitness tracker. So how does it stack up against the best fitness trackers on the market?

I used the Apple Watch 7 for cycling, weight training and more — here’s how well it works

Though many of the best Apple Watch apps can take your activity tracking to the next level, Apple’s native workout app supports dozens of movement types, as my dad found out when he tried the Apple Watch. You can run, cycle, swim, dance, do HIIT, paddle board with the Apple Watch and more. If you’ve upgraded to watchOS 8, your Apple Watch can track Tai Chi, too.

Kate Kozuch

Kate Kozuch is a senior writer at Tom’s Guide covering wearables, TVs and everything smart-home related. When she’s not in cyborg mode, you can find her on an exercise bike or channeling her inner celebrity chef. She and her robot army will rule the world one day, but until then, reach her at kate.kozuch@futurenet.com.

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